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arkotype

The graphic designer behind Arkotype answered our quick-fire interview questions. I’ve been a huge fan of Dan’s work for years so it’s been a pleasure to have him join Cultrface for this interview. What is favourite city in the world? Tokyo – I went in my early 20’s and I’ll definitely be going back with […]

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Karis Pierre

The London graphic designer is one to watch for the future. Social media can be a hellish place when you suffer with anxiety. But I prefer visual therapy in the form of art and that’s what makes Instagram so good (for the most part). I discovered Karis Pierre aka karpie.jpg via Rhea Ellen and I […]

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Alexandra Lange wrote a brilliant piece on the modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts, who died this week at the age of 92. Birkerts was born in Latvia but fled his home towards the end of WWII as Russian troops entered. After graduating from Technische Hochschule in 1949, Birkerts eventually opened an office in Detroit. His love […]

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Landmarks Bookend (Set of 2) by Klemens Schillinger

Designed by Klemens Schillinger, these bookends come as part of his Tabletop Landmarks design set. The brutalist bookends are a concrete take on the Mayan pyramids. An architectural twist on functional accessories, reimagined in stylish concrete. Subtle in colour but crisp in form, Klemens Schillinger’s Landmarks collection evokes a certain understated cool. Perfect for those […]

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The Barcelona Pavilion is one of the greatest and most famous pieces of modernist architecture. It was originally designed for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe but was demolished after the exposition ended. Mies had a series of photographs taken of the building beforehand and thanks to these […]

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Following on from our post “A Cheatsheet Of Typographic Characters And How To Use Them“, you might be interested in this brilliantly designed glossary of typographic terms by design software company Canva. If you’ve ever wanted to know what those curls at the end of posh lettering are called, now you can find out. Check […]

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